Bay Bridge Seismic Safety Projects

Bay Bridge Seismic Safety Projects

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Toll Bridge Seismic Oversight Committee Holds Final Meeting
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Monday, December 10, 2018

The Toll Bridge Program Oversight Committee held its last meeting, wrapping up more than a decade of work that saved toll payers hundreds of millions of dollars and years of delays as the Bay Bridge and eight other state-owned toll bridges achieved seismic safety.

Last Old Bay Bridge Truss Removed
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Caltrans’ ongoing project to demolish the original East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge reached a historic milestone when the final 1.7-million-pound steel truss section of the old Bay Bridge was lowered, completely disassembled and recycled. 

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge: Permanent Fix for Broken Rods Now in Place
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Caltrans has completed the installation of the saddles on the new East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, which replaces the seismic safety function of the broken rods and the temporary

Crews Complete Seismic Work On Antioch Bridge
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Friday, April 20, 2012

The state Toll Bridge Seismic Retrofit Program (TBSRP) reached another milestone this week as construction crews completed a 21-month, $47 million project to bring the 1.8-mile Antioch Bridge up to


Original East Span Pier Implosions
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Watch two marine foundations from the original Bay Bridge implode in less than 30 seconds!

MTC 2016 Awards: Dr. Brian Maroney
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Brian Maroney, who serves as Caltrans’ chief bridge engineer, is this year’s recipient of the Greta Ericson Distinguished Service Award.

Dumbarton Bridge Seismic Safety Completion
Tuesday, February 26, 2013